Middle College National Consortium is an organization of more than 35 public schools on college campuses across the nation. MCNC has three levels of membership.
So why should you become a member?
The Consortium’s mission is to provide leadership and support to members as they develop and sustain a successful model of collaborative education that expands students’ opportunities.
The Benefits of Membership…
- Collaborative Conferences – With other MCNC members, you will share, create and implement effective educational practices, designs and strategies at Winter Principals Leadership Conference. At the Summer Professional Development Institute you may share your success stories.
- Access to Our On-line Community – “Polilogue” is our on-line community. Members come together as a virtual community to discover resources for guidance and support, share knowledge, discuss issues of common interest and collaborate for shared benefit. With a facilitator, it can also provide professional development at your school. It is a place where you can keep up with the latest technology tools used in classrooms.
- A Unique Self-Learning Process – The Critical Friends Review™ is a unique holistic, self-evaluation process, through which member schools receive constructive insights on their practices from other educators facing the same challenges.
- A Successful Model of Education – As of the 2009-10 school year school year, the average student attendance rate of our member schools was 93%. Also, 90% of students graduated from our Middle College High Schools and 83% of those students went on to college
- Funded School Projects – Receive a share of funding for special projects for your school, when available.
- School Reform Dialogues – Participate in and contribute to dialogues on national high school reform.
- Student Leadership Initiative - Have your teachers and students participate in a national dialogue and share their work on line about topics such as water conservation, habitats and the use of media. The yearlong experience ends with a three-day summit at an MCNC school.
- Quarterly Newsletter – Share your school stories with a national audience and learn about other member schools.
Become a member, apply for membership today.